tidy

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 [ˈtaɪdi]


Inflections of 'tidy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
tidier
adj comparative
tidiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'tidy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": tidies
Inflections of 'tidy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
tidies
v 3rd person singular
tidying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
tidied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
tidied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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tidy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a tidy [room, bedroom, bathroom, apartment, garden, kitchen]
  2. a meticulously tidy [room]
  3. [never, always, barely] keeps his [room] tidy
  4. keep your [room] (clean and) tidy
  5. (it's) all clean and tidy
  6. keeps his appearance tidy
  7. always has a tidy appearance
  8. [scrupulously, obsessively, meticulous] tidy
  9. is tidy and [clean, meticulous, cosy, spacious]
  10. an obsessively tidy [person, woman, man, cleaner, parent]
  11. please try to be more tidy
  12. tidy [writing, homework, essays]
  13. a tidy [row, list, collection, array] (of)
  14. [earned, made] a tidy [sum, profit] (on)
  15. [yielded, brought in] a tidy return
  16. a tidy [salary, wage, commission]
v
  1. tidy up [the house, your room, everything, the table, this mess]
  2. tidy yourself up
  3. tidy up after [dinner, the party, her]
  4. tidy up for [her children, your parents, the party]
  5. tidied up before [the guests arrived, the party started]
  6. the [house, room, table] has been (cleaned and) tidied
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